BRANCH DIRECTOR (Fundraising)

FULL-TIME, EXEMPT POSITION

This position is located in Harrisburg, PA

The Branch Director is responsible for the successful planning, development, and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising plan that achieves measurable income growth annually. This position raises funds through community development consistent with the Region’s Strategic Plan.  This position reports to the Division Vice President.

ESSENTIAL FUCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works with the Divison Vice President to develop and execute an annual fundraising plan to meet the financial needs of the Branch and to maximize mission delivery in this territory. The plan will incorporate any individual, corporate and special event fundraising strategies;
  • Possess a solid command of the Arthritis Foundation’s mission, programs and offering and can articulate the benefits of the Foundation initiatives to potential community partners and sponsors;
  • Travels throughout Branch territory as a representative of the Arthritis Foundation to network and build contacts;
  • Participate on state-wide committees as appropriate;
  • Staff the local advisory Board and is responsible for Board recruitment, training and orientation of leadership volunteers Executed public relation strategies to increase brand recognition in the Branch territory;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key business, civic, political and professional leaders throughout the designated area toward advancing the mission of the Foundation;
  • Maintain relationships with business and community leaders, media representatives, etc. to promote fundraising activities;
  • Proactively pursue annual budget goals related to corporate, special event and foundation revenue;
  • Attend all events within the Foundation for Development and Programs/Services as assigned;
  • All other duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's degree in fundraising management, sales, philanthropy or related fields;
  • Three (3) to five (5) years related non-profit experience including fundraising and event planning;
  • Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills are essential;
  • Strong time management, project and event management experience, health background beneficial;
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain long-term donor relationships;
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with limited supervision;
  • Successful internal and external collaborations and partnership development experience;
  • Must be results-oriented with experience working with and through groups to achieve desired outcomes;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead direct and motivate staff and volunteers;
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds and possesses valid driver’s license;
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed and to travel throughout the territory and occasional travel within the five state Region.

TO APPLY:

Send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to GreatLakesHR@arthritis.org. Please include “Branch Director” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Arthritis Foundation, Great Lakes Region is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

FULL-TIME, EXEMPT POSITION

This position is located in Pittsburgh, PA

The Community Development Manager is responsible for all aspects of special events fundraising including planning, execution and evaluation. This is accomplished through collaboration and knowledge of the designated market to expand the fundraising capability of special events. This position reports directly to the Development Director.

ESSENTIAL FUCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • With the Development Director, establish specific annual goals and budgets in relation to the Strategic Plan;
  • Secure new and maintain established relationships for sponsorship and in-kind donations;
  • Create marketing and public relations materials;
  • Communicate with site host regarding event needs, restrictions and process;
  • Work with committee to establish new ideas and relationships to execute event;
  • Make regular updates to event websites and social media sites;
  • Provide regular reports to the Director of Development;
  • Assure each event has a solid, active, working committee to oversee and assist with event tasks, monitoring timelines and outcomes;
  • Works on the development of collaborative relationships and volunteer recruitment;
  • Recruit new committee members or chair when appropriate;
  • Be actively involved in community activities to promote the Foundation;
  • Monitor and update event timelines to ensure each event is on schedule;
  • Actively gather and apply new information and methods that will improve each event’s operations and success from national, regional and local resources;
  • Attends and participates in statewide or regional meetings, development staff and committee meetings as required;
  • Attend all events within the Foundation for Development and Programs/Services as required;
  • All other duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's degree (preferred) in event planning, hospitality or related fields, or equivalent experience;
  • Minimum of two years related experience;
  • Strong presentation skills, including demonstrated verbal and written communication skills;
  • Successful internal and external collaborations and partnership experience;
  • Must be results-oriented with experience working with and through groups to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds and possesses valid driver’s license;
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed and to travel throughout the territory and occasional travel within the five state Region.

 TO APPLY:

Send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to GreatLakesHR@arthritis.org. Please include “Community Development Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Arthritis Foundation, Great Lakes Region is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 Job Title: Branch Director (Grand Rapids, Michigan office)

Job Description Summary (key responsibilities and requirements):

The Branch Director is responsible for the successful planning, development, and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising plan that achieves measurable income growth annually.  This position raises funds through community development consistent with the Region’s Strategic Plan including the coordination of special events and fundraising efforts in the locally defined area. 

ESSENTIAL FUCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works with the Divison Vice President to develop and execute an annual fundraising plan to meet the financial needs of the Branch and to maximize mission delivery in this territory. The plan will incorporate any individual, corporate and special event fundraising strategies.
  • Possess a solid command of the Arthritis Foundation’s mission, programs and offering and can articulate the benefits of the Foundation initiatives to potential community partners and sponsors.
  • Travels throughout Branch territory as a representative of the Arthritis Foundation to network and build contacts.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key business, civic, political and professional leaders throughout the designated area toward advancing the mission of the Foundation.
  • Maintain relationships with business and community leaders, media representatives, etc. to promote fundraising activities.
  • Proactively pursue annual budget goals related to corporate, special event and foundation revenue.
  • Attend events (mission or fundraising) as required.
  • All other duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION

  • Bachelors’ degree in related field with minimum of 3 to 5 years progressive fundraising or related experience. CFRE preferred.
  • Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Strong time management, project and event management experience, health background beneficial.
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain long-term donor relationships.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Successful internal and external collaborations and partnership development experience.
  • Must be results-oriented with experience working with and through groups to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead direct and motivate staff and volunteers.
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds and possesses valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed and to travel throughout the territory and occasional travel within the five-state Region.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to GreatLakesHR@arthritis.org with Branch Director as the subject. No phone calls.  EOE.

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